[Mageia-dev] [usrmove] Please Test: shadow-utils package (TCB auth related)

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Tue Jul 17 16:07:02 CEST 2012

'Twas brillig, and Colin Guthrie at 14/07/12 13:15 did gyre and gimble:
> 'Twas brillig, and Colin Guthrie at 12/07/12 15:42 did gyre and gimble:
>> Hi
>> I know pretty much nothing about TCB authentication stuff that was
>> initially spearheaded by Vincent Danen many years ago in the Mandriva
>> days (taking work from his Anvix project IIRC)
>> Our shadow-utils package (basically no different to Mandriva's) had one
>> large patch relating to TCB that I've now dropped as upstream
>> shadow-utils now has it's own TCB support.
>> It required a couple build fixes (nothing too crazy) and things seem to
>> work still for me.
>> I've also dropped a few binaries we do not use or are provided by other
>> packages (sometimes in different paths e.g. /bin/login vs. /usr/bin/login).
>> Everything still seems to work for me. I can login, create users, su to
>> other users etc. etc (although only the creation of users actually uses
>> the stuff in this package and I didn't know how to provide an encrypted
>> password when testing that, so not sure if my tests are even vaguely valid!)
>> Please test before I release it on the rest of Cauldron.
>> Anyone who has any specific knowledge of this package I would very much
>> appreciate a review.
>> http://svnweb.mageia.org/packages/cauldron/shadow-utils/current/
> Has anyone checked this other than me yet?
> I'd like to push this but would like at least some other confirmation
> that it doesn't break things :D

OK, I asked twice, now you're all getting it!

Pushed to cauldron proper now :p

(I'm sure it'll be fine :D)



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